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Capture That Happiness: How To Get Better Photos Of Your Dog

Capture That Happiness: How To Get Better Photos Of Your Dog  By: Mary Jane Gallagher Some of the most photogenic dog breeds — like the Basenji, the Africanis, and the Pharaoh Hound — originate from South Africa. With so many breeds to love, it’s not surprising that dog ownership is at an all-time high — or that we’re so eager to fill […]

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The Mother of All Adoption Days with Schalk Bezuidenhout

Come join us this Sunday the 9th of May from 10h00- 15h00, for the Mother of all adoption days at @ Paoli Dog Park & Pet Boutique in Meerhof. Schalk Bezuidenhout, Dogtown doggie Dad of Otis, will be hosting and introducing our adoptables. M-Pets South Africa have made incredible adoption packs for our adoptive families. […]

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What Role Is Ideal For Your Dog On The Day Of Your Wedding?

What Role Is Ideal For Your Dog On The Day Of Your Wedding? By Mary Jane Gallagher South Africa is within the Top 10 list of countries owning dogs, according to research conducted by Pet Secure, and many families consider their pets family. This means that canines and kitties are likely to be present at many […]

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Making An Eco Friendly And Safe Backyard For Your Dog

Making An Eco Friendly And Safe Backyard For Your Dog By Mary Jane Gallagher In a recent survey, 84% of South Africans said that the environment should be a priority. Helping the planet can definitely begin at home, and one of the small changes that you can make is using garden products that are eco-friendly and free […]

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3 Great Reasons To Take Up Trail Running With Your Dog

3 Great Reasons To Take Up Trail Running With Your Dog By: Mary Jane Gallagher After almost a year of varying lockdown regulations, South African dog owners have much higher hopes for 2021. Not only is it possible to take your dog for their daily walks, but with beaches, parks and natural conservation areas fully reopened, […]

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Benefits Of Working From Home With Your Dog By Your Side

Benefits Of Working From Home With Your Dog By Your Side By: Mary Jane Gallagher Over the past year, an increasing number of South Africans joined the work-from-home brigade as lockdown regulations saw a huge spike in remote employment. Working from home has many benefits, including flexible working hours, less time wasted travelling to and from […]

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Cruising The Waves With Your Dog

Cruising The Waves With Your Dog By: Mary Jane Gallagher South Africa is home to an impressive array of rivers and coasts, with Cape Town boasting some of the world’s best-hidden beaches. A boat trip is one of the best ways to take advantage of these sights and waters, and when it comes to cruising the […]

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Treating Flea Allergies in Dogs

Treating Flea Allergies in Dogs Dogs get itches when bitten by fleas. This is a normal reaction to fleabites. But there are many dogs that develop allergies to fleabites (yes, dogs have allergies too). Flea allergies could make your dog miserable to the point of concern.    And when you visit a vet, they tell […]

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Little golden oldies at Dogtown

Please help us to find homes for these 3 little golden oldies at DogtownSA. All three of these little golden oldies are social with other dogs and they are cat friendly too! Please help us to share their appeals so that we can find homes for them. Mowgli and Milo were surrendered together and we […]

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How To Accommodate a Pet-Owning Patronage

How To Accommodate a Pet-Owning Patronage  By Mary Jane Gallagher The race is always on for restaurateurs who want to capture a more cosmopolitan crowd and with the growing number of pet owners in South Africa, a dog-friendly restaurant is the way to go. Studies show that South Africans spend around R300 to R600 million on […]

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